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 The DVM Program at Colorado State University prepares students for careers in the veterinary field in a world-class facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DVM Degree Program

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annually admits approximately 138 new students to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, culminating in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Admission to the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State is open to all students. Hands-on experience, from day one, alongside world-class faculty in an atmosphere designed to help you succeed make the Colorado State University veterinary program unique.

Program of Study

  • Years 1 and 2 include comprehensive biomedical veterinary sciences and veterinary education and hands-on clinical experiences on CSU’s main campus.
  • Years 3 and 4 work side-by-side with exceptional clinicians at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital through a series of specialty rotations. Students are full care team members, not bystanders.
  • In the future, consider a three-year specialty residency or a PhD.

DVM News & Announcements

  • CSU veterinary students Rachel Wanty, Emily Spulak and Ericka Meyers earned significant scholarships through AVMA and Merck
    ​Three veterinary students at Colorado State University are among just 20 in North America and the Caribbean to recently receive significant scholarships from Merck Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.
  • Surgireal, sutures
    ​Business is booming for SurgiReal, a startup built by two CSU veterinarians to provide lifelike training models for students learning suturing and other basic surgical skills. The models, poised to become a training standard, are distinctive for realistic tissues and the ability to "bleed."
  • jessica carie, einsight, scavma
    ​Third-year veterinary student Jessica Carie has taken on a high-profile leadership role as 2015-16 president of Student American Veterinary Medical Association. She provides a voice for nearly 15,000 veterinary students in the United States.​​​
  • csu veterinary school
    ​The new rankings are in, and our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program again is No. 3 in the nation! Our veterinary school has held a spot among the top three programs in the country for more than two decades, according to U.S. News & World Report. Thanks to students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, collaborators and other friends your support!​

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